Fri, 04/16/2021 - 8:30am to 4:45pm

The Leadership Conference, titled “Lead From Where You Are,” will include Keynote Speaker Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, Professor of Management and Organizations, Senior Associate Dean of Executive MBA and Non-Degree Programs at Duke University.  

Ted Mitchell, the former Under Secretary of Education and current President of American Council on Education, will reflect on New Beginnings in Higher Education.   

Other speakers include Roslyn Clark Artis the President of Benedict College, Rose B. Bellanca the President and CEO of Washtenaw Community College, Teresa Lubbers from the Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education and Karen Schuster Webb the President of Union Institute & University. 

These speakers will share in concurrent panels titled “The Courage to Lead: Inner Dimensions of Leadership” and “How to Mentor and Support Other Women.”  

“This virtual conference will offer women at all levels of leadership an opportunity to learn, network, and reflect on their leadership abilities,” stated Susan Sciame-Giesecke, Chancellor of Indiana University Kokomo. “I encourage all women in higher education in Indiana to set aside this time for growth and development and join us for an inspiring day. Plus, it is a great introduction to the ACE Women’s Network of Indiana, a new organization offering wonderful opportunities to women leaders.”

More information and registration for the conference can be found at: 

This event is co-sponsored by the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence and APL nextED. Kathleen Gibson, CEO and Founder of APL nextED and Mangala Subramaniam, Professor and Butler Chair and Director, Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, Purdue University are State Co-Directors of the Network. Contact with questions. 

ACE Women’s Network of Indiana is a community, inclusive of all women, that inspires, develops, and supports women leaders to transform higher education.